HTC sends out invites for September 4th IFA breakfast

by: Andrew GrushAugust 20, 2014

We’ve already seen invites from both Samsung and Sony, and now it’s HTC’s turn! The invite reveals HTC will be showing us “what’s next for smartphones” at their press event on September 4th at 8am CEST.

So what can we expect, based on this subtle hint? Considering Qualcomm is marching ever closer to its 64-bit revolution, it seems possible that “what’s next for smartphones” means that HTC will show off the first 64-bit Qualcomm Android device at IFA. A recent leak from upleaks seems to back up this idea, as the unannounced HTC A11 will reportedly feature a 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor and other mid-to-low-end specs. The A11 is expected to join the Desire family when it officially debuts.

So what else might we see from HTC? Honestly, we really don’t know, but we wouldn’t be too shocked if they have a few surprises up their sleeves. With LG and Asus both rumored to show off new Android Wear devices, it also seems very possible that we’ll see HTC’s first smartwatch as well.

What would you like to see from HTC at IFA? More Desire handsets, a follow-up for the HTC One Max, a new watch or something else entirely?

  • 828

    Looks like their suggesting a curve model ?

  • Marius Bodu

    Volantis ? :O

  • Luka Mlinar

    I can’t speak for anyone else except myself when i say this but i give 0 fuck about their invitations. I have a grate dislike for Samsung so i follow them, i really like Motorola so i follow them as well. HTC on the other hand i really don’t care about. Their phoned neither inspire me or make me hate them. That’s probably the worst place you could be :/

    • Chris

      I couldn’t agree more. It’s like HTC is irrelevant. I feel bad for them I really do. Their phones are not of my liking and I don’t even need to comment about that stupid camera of theirs. If they only would’ve stepped it up a bit more this year, their sales would’ve jumped pretty high. Oh well….

      • Luka Mlinar

        A design alone doesn’t make a phone.

    • Same, HTC is so irrelevant to me it’s not even funny. I don’t care for any other their now or future products

  • i_say_uuhhh

    I would like to see their design language updated with the soon to be arrival of Android L. Honestly I feel that Google used some of HTC’s language which is great because for so long I preffered HTC’s UI compared to any Android Device for it’s simplicity and use of color.

    • Shark Bait

      I totally agree, was thinking the other day how nice material design would look on a HTC, seems a shame for them to slap there rome on it

  • Shark Bait

    Date, watches have the date on it, totally a smart watch!!!

    • Andrew Grush

      There’s also a time on there, and my microwave has the time on it… perhaps HTC is finally building the Smart Microwave we’ve always dreamed about? Hope they give us the option of turning off blinkfeed while warming up our hotdogs. Oh, and at least 3GB of RAM and a fingerprint scanner, or I’m not buying.

      • Mahmood Qadri

        3GB Ram??? We are talking about HTC not Samsung (Lag-wiz).

  • Scott Niemczyk

    going to be a flexible phone cause of the steps. Lol

  • Jean-Luc Ensch

    What about the M8 Prime or Max or whatever they would name the next phablet ?

  • crutchcorn

    You know, there’s a LOT of subtlety here… Glad to see. Normally it’s plain as day

  • Nick M

    So if I were going to buy an M8 next week, I should probably wait to see what comes out of this? Could this mean there’s a better HTC phone around the corner?

  • RoverX

    I’d like to see them rectifying their blunder of a flagship smartphone with some questionable specs… If at all the HTC One is gonna see the next iteration, I’d love to see it sporting a decent, dare I say conventional (enough of the Ultrapixel gimmick already!) camera, like the 13 MP one on the E8, and Qualcomm’s latest 64 bit technology in the form of a Snapdragon 810. I’d also be intrigued if Harmon Kardonn debuts as the official sound partner with it, after the demise of the HTC-Beats deal. :)